"The U.S. people, the U.S. government remain committed to not forgetting what happened 103 years ago, the 1,5 million Armenians who marched to their deaths at the end of the Ottoman Empire", the top USA official said.
The Los Angeles demonstrators waved Armenian and American flags and carried signs reading "1915 Never Again" and "Turkish Denial Must End". Present-day Turkey disputes that the deaths should be termed a genocide and the US government has been reluctant to use the term because of its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance with Turkey.
"U.S. credibility on human rights and genocide prevention will be better served when we unequivocally affirm the Armenian Genocide".
The statement was criticized by the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) and the Armenian Assembly of America (AAA), which accused Trump of "caving in to Turkish pressure".
This year's events were held a day after Sarkisian, who the opposition accused of a blatant power grab, stunned the country by saying he was in the wrong and resigning after 10 days of protests.
With you, we remember April 24,1915 and the murder of 600 intellectuals in Constantinople that evidenced the start of the first genocide of the 20th century.
The statement also called on the Armenian community to not allow those "who are trying to ignite hatred and hostility by distorting [our] shared past", Daily Sabah reported. A subsequent relocation of Armenians resulted in numerous casualties.
Over 25 countries have recognized the Armenian Genocide, including a dozen of our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies the European Union, and, of course, Pope Francis.
"As we honor the memory of those who suffered, we also reflect on our commitment to ensure that such atrocities are not repeated", he added.
Erdogan said Turkey in the future will continue to "share the pain and try to find solutions" to the problems of the country's ethnic Armenian citizens.
It was there authorities believe that she killed Pamela Hutchinson, targeting her so she could steal her identity and run again. While details still have to be worked out it appears that Florida will try her first. "She was enjoying herself".
On October 7, 2015, another air raid killed 43 people at a wedding in Sanaban village in the Dhammar governorate in Yemen. In Yemen today, the Saudis bombed a wedding, killing at least 20 people, including the bride.
In the end, the left proves once again just how vile they're willing to be to keep folks on the liberal plantation. Owens also responded to West's show of support, asking for his help to "wake up the black community".
The company has a division called Amazon Robotics , formerly Kiva Systems, handling its custom warehouse inventory-moving robots. Engineers are reportedly working on Vesta prototypes with advanced computer vision similar to that in self-driving cars.
Boston, which was the victim of a no-hitter Saturday by Sean Manaea, has lost back-to-back games for the first time this year. Postponement • The Mets-Braves game set for Atlanta was rained out and is to be made up as part of a doubleheader May 28.
Israel has annexed East Jerusalem and declared the entire city as its capital, a move not recognized by the worldwide community. Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of their future state.
Referring to the latest evacuations, the United Nations said in a note it expected further displacements soon to northern Syria. The Syrian forces aim to dislodge IS from the Yarmouk Camp area as well as the adjacent Hajar Awad, Qadam, and Tadamun areas.
The Brazilian playmaker entered the box free from markers before making a pass back to Suarez, who just tapped the ball in. Sevilla were stunned and resorted to shots from distance towards the end of the game as Barca took their foot off the gas.
Scour Google for whom the Jets are expected to select with the third pick of Round 1 on Thursday, April 26. There's always a shocker or two on National Football League draft night, but this would be a surprise.
He is 2-0 with a 4.50 ERA, a 1.667 WHIP, seven walks and 12 strikeouts over 12 innings in his two career starts at SunTrust Park. He's also been a somewhat seldom-used piece, though, having started in just 14 of the 100 games he's appeared as a courageous .
Saudi Arabia drone regulations nearly finalized
Riyadh and Tehran are locked in a decades-long struggle for supremacy that is being waged in several countries, including Yemen. The videos of the gunfire shared on social media showed shots being fired for at least 30 seconds.
Showers and storms today, sunny and breezy sunday
Thursday will be another gorgeous Spring day, with mostly sunny skies and high temperatures soaring into the upper 60s. Monday: Rain before 8 am, then showers between 8am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.
The PM went to meet the protesters demands
Armenians voted in a referendum to move from a presidential to parliamentary system, boosting the prime minister's role. The protests in Armenia have been mostly non-violent with some exception, but still quite disruptive.
Actor Natalie Portman pulls out of Israeli award ceremony
Portman said in her statement that the backlash has inspired her to make numerous contributions to charities in Israel . The Hollywood star was blamed for sympathizing with BDS (the Boycott , Divestment and Sanctions) supporters.
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The E coli break out has contaminated a total amount of 53 individuals within 16 states, authorities pointed out. Coli infection may be reported in the coming weeks, since some people may not immediately report the illness.